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Sorry, but if we can't have a parade a day or 2 after the final, we shouldn't have one.

Whats the point in having a parade over a month after we win it? It doesn't have the same feel to it and would be pretty pointless imo.
 

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read my lips ;) - council say "cancelled" they did not say "postponed" ...
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United fans will have to wait to see the team parading silverware through the streets of Manchester.

Whatever the outcome of Wednesday's Champions League final in Moscow, celebrations for at least the league success are being planned by United and the local authorities.

However, any such celebrations will take place in the near, rather than the immediate, future. A statement released by the Club on Friday evening read:

"Manchester City Council, Trafford Council, GMP and Manchester United are working together to identify suitable opportunities to celebrate United's achievements this season.

"Any event would take place during the summer.

"Given the necessary logistical demands to ensure security and safety, there will not be a parade immediately following the UEFA Champions League Final next week."
 

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United have said they have POSTPONED the possible parade, if we WIN in Moscow.

August 2nd, the day of Ole's testimonial, has been touted as a possible date for the possible parade.
 

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Stephen said:
United have said they have POSTPONED the possible parade, if we WIN in Moscow.

August 2nd, the day of Ole's testimonial, has been touted as a possible date for the possible parade.
Its a terrible shame the parade has been postponed but to do it on
Ole's testamonial would be the perfect tribute to the team and the
baby faced assasin himself :)
 

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Anger as Manchester to be denied celebration if United win Champions League

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MANCHESTER United fans reacted angrily to news that they will miss out on a Champions League Cup home-coming celebration in the wake of rioting by Rangers supporters.

Manchester City Council, widely criticised for its handling of the Uefa Cup final in the city, along with Trafford Council, Manchester United and Greater Manchester Police took the decision that there will be no parade should the team win.

A statement said: "Details are being discussed to organise an event which may take place during the summer." The council confirmed that the riots involving Rangers fans had been a factor in the decision. Manchester United play Chelsea in the final in Moscow next Wednesday.

Albert Scanlon, a former Manchester United player, said thousands of United fans would be "gutted" and blamed the police and council's "shambolic" organisation of the Uefa Cup final.

Mr Scanlon, who will be going to the Champions League final, said: "It wasn't the people of Manchester's fault what happened on Wednesday."

Simon Murphy, 37, a season ticket-holder from Bury, said, "Why punish us for something we haven't done? Just because Rangers fans can't behave doesn't mean United fans would do the same."
 
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A MAJOR row has broken out between two neighbouring councils over plans to hold a victory parade for Manchester United if they win the Champions League Final.

Trafford council issued a statement saying there would be no parade immediately after the club returns from the final.


Trafford council's statement said they were working with Manchester council, the club and Greater Manchester Police and a parade could be held during the summer. But Manchester council said they had not authorised the statement. By tradition the parade has gone through both council areas.
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A spokesman for Trafford said: "Manchester City Council, Trafford council and Manchester United are working with Greater Manchester Police to identify suitable opportunities given the necessary logistical demands to ensure security and safety to appropriately celebrate United's achievements this season.


But Manchester Council bosses said it would be a decision for the club and GMP.

A spokesman said: "The statement was issued without our approval. The city council has not made a decision on a parade.
"We have met with police and made it quite clear this is a decision for Manchester United and GMP."

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Council won't block parade
19/ 5/2008


MANCHESTER council has said it has no objections to a parade for Manchester United.

Council leader Sir Richard Leese said the town hall would be “happy†to help organise a celebration – if the club wanted one.

“We will have to close roads, put up some barriers and clean up afterwards,†he said. “There is some cost involved but there are plenty of wide roads for a parade and it is not a major problem for us.

“We will do whatever we need to do.â€

Sir Richard said it was ultimately “a decision for Manchester United and Greater Manchester Police†whether to go ahead.
The Manchester Evening News understands that the police recommended Manchester and Trafford councils should not arrange a parade, for public safety reasons.

But a GMP spokesman said the police had only “raised issues†rather than saying they would definitely not co-operate with a parade.
 

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Well, its the police who aren't in agreement with it and the club are taking advice from them....

....hopefully they'll change their minds...
 

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I should think so too.

This is pathetic.

The jocks come to our patch and cause havoc so we have to suffer for it too.

When the boys win the cup on the 21st all we want to do is celebrate with the boys. We pay enough going to the game every week.
 
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What a loap of rubbish that is. The fans will
be celebrating, so there's no reason to think
it'll kick off. Is the decision maker a Ciddeh
fan perhaps? :(
 
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